Moments of Being - The Memoir Club Contributions, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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The Memoir Club Contributions, Part 3 Summary and Analysis

"Am I a Snob?" was written late in Woolf's career, at the height of her fame and at a stage when the somewhat-bohemian intellectual and emotional life of Bloomsbury had freed her from the stifling atmosphere of Hyde Park Gate. Virginia claims she hasn't experienced as much as the other members of the Memoir Club and is therefore being driven to focus on herself rather than on memory. Then, after describing herself as uninteresting, she chooses a single aspect of herself to examine—the question as to whether she's a snob. She describes a snob as "a flutter-brained, hare-brained creature so little satisfied with his or her own standing that in order to consolidate it he or she is always flourishing a title or an honor in other people's faces so that...

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